Australia approves Apple Watch’s ECG feature

Apple launched the ECG feature in 2018 exclusively for the Apple Watch Series 4 and primarily in the US with the FDA approval. Three years after that, some countries got the electrocardiogram app, and Australia is probably the next one to get the feature. As first spotted by 8-Bit, the Australian government’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approved the ECG function in the country yesterday, under “Medical Device Class IIa.” “The ECG app is a software-only mobile medical application that is intended to be used with the Apple Watch to create, record, store, transfer, and display a single-channel electrocardiogram (ECG) similar to a Lead I ECG.

Link: Australia approves Apple Watch’s ECG feature

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